carriers at sea than our national security doctrine envisions even in this year. we are, quote, "pivoting our focus to asia," and we are doing so with under-staffed, under-resourced carrier battle groups that will not be able to actually be in the middle east and asia at the same time. we're. we're going to be a different country very soon if we keep disinvesting in the military. >> as aging and ineffective equipment is decommissioned, the military is spending more on surveillance systems, drones, and long-range bombers. >> from a limited standpoint of cost-effectiveness drones are great weapons. they're extremely precise. they kill the people, they're generally speaking, they kill the people that you want to kill and they don't kill the people that you don't want to kill. uh, the missiles themselves are fairly cheap. the air platform, unmanned, is cheap.